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UK Weather Warnings - BE PREPARED!

UK Weather Warnings - BE PREPARED!

A message for those often affected by flood; Please be prepared and alert to the weather warnings for today...stay safe...

Although the weather is extremely changeable at the moment, there are warnings in the coming days of thunderstorms and heavy rain that could cause localised flooding.

Met Office:
Following the recent hot and thundery weather we are seeing a significant change to very unsettled conditions... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 11:21 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Flooding, News

Garden waste and cardboard collections

Garden waste and cardboard collections

Garden waste and cardboard collections will continue monthly until further notice.

Message from NWLDC - 'We understand these collections are important to you - we continue to review when it is safe to resume normal fortnightly collections.

Your garden waste and cardboard is normally collected in the same vehicle but kept separate. This requires a four man crew during the summer months, due to a large... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 10:36 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Information, News

Weather Warnings - Be prepared

Weather Warnings - Be prepared

This is just a message for those often affected by flood to be prepared and be prepared and alert to this possibility...stay safe...

Although the weather is extremely changeable at the moment, there are warnings in the coming days of thunderstorms and heavy rain that could cause localised flooding.

According to the Met Office:
While some areas stay dry, others could see severe thunderstorms, with possible... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 12:47 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Flooding, News

Overgrown Vegetation

Overgrown Vegetation

Overgrown hedges - Including ivy/brambles/nettles etc any vegetation that either overhangs or encroach onto the pavements.

These continue to be a regular cause of complaint. The Parish Council asks that hedges are cut back to within property boundaries; making pathways clearer, safer and easier to access.


Most of the problems are caused by privet hedges; Privet hedges are impossible to kill with pruning.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:38 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Information, News

Road Closure - West End, Long Whatton

Road Closure - West End, Long Whatton

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location:West End, Long Whatton. The purpose of the TTRO is to allow East Midlands Sewers to safely facilitate a new sewer connection and Severn Trent Water to safely facilitate new clean water connections.The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.The duration... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 23:24 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Highways, Information

Parish Council News July 2020

Parish Council News July 2020

The Parish Council doesn't meet in August, the next meeting will be held on Thursday 3rd September 2020 at an earlier time of 7pm.

The Parish Council meet on a monthly basis usually first Thursday, alternating between LW & Diseworth and you are welcome to attend however, since government guidance regarding social gathering during the Coronavirus pandemic meetings are now held virtually via Zoom.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 21:25 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Information, News

Police Report July Update

Police Report July Update

Please see the attachment below for the latest Police Report.

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:12 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Police

Next Parish Council Meeting

Next Parish Council Meeting

The Parish Council doesn't meet in August, the next meeting will be held on Thursday 3rd September 2020 at an earlier time of 7pm.

Thank you to those who have contacted the Parish Council recently, to resolve queries. If you would like any information, help or support, before the meeting in September, please do not hesitate to get the Clerk directly on parishcouncil@lwdpc.org.uk.

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 13:48 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Information, News

Long Whatton and Diseworth Flood Risk Mitigation and Resilience improvement project

Long Whatton and Diseworth Flood Risk Mitigation and Resilience improvement project

LONG WHATTON AND DISEWORTH FLOODING – PUBLIC UPDATE

The Parish Council has been working with Leicestershire County Council, East Midlands Airport and local residents for a long time to develop a detailed flood modelling study for Long Whatton and Diseworth.

Extensive work has gone into this study including; meetings with various contributing agencies and gathering evidence (historic and current)... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 17:11 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Flooding, News

Play Areas now OPEN!!

Play Areas now OPEN!!

Long Whatton and Diseworth Play Areas are now OPEN!!

The Parish Council wants to make sure that you, your family and everyone who uses the play areas stays fit and healthy.

Please ensure you read and follow the guidance below:

  • You must ensure you and those with you are social distancing as per Government Guidance.
  • Everyone should clean hands before and after visiting. You will need to provide your own... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 11:45 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Play Areas

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